Tim Casey Outlines Copyright Pitfalls that Balloon Artists Should Avoid

Articles / June 30, 2017

Partner Tim Casey authored an article published in the inaugural issue of Balloon Professionals Magazine. The article, “Copyrights and Copy Wrongs,” addresses the issue of copyright infringement for balloon professionals working with popular images. Casey offers guidance regarding what constitutes copyright infringement and what enforcement actions can be taken by companies to protect their characters and images.

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